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Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:42 pm 
Getting Side Ways

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Tocchi wrote:
yeh. its just little scratches in the rocker cover... got blue paint on the pavers :P

nah the sump is fine :) from what i can see :)

well, i wont be starting it. Ovaboost will be.
because im getting them to wire in the Motec and to tune it.
so ill let them know that it might be smokey because i rolled it hhaa

blue paint? f6 motor?
Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:40 pm 
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Mitch_ wrote:
once you install it bounce the limiter a couple of times just to make sure all is good - or a burnout will surfice...

no matter what asthetic damage has a happened a good physical is alway good haha,

oh and those plenums *mint* (drools all over keyboard)
Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 6:18 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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hmmm ok. im kind of looking for a full plenum.
but end of the day, ill take the highest flowing plenum.

and glenn, yes.
i was sulking that it's scratched. so i want a new one. lol

ok i popped off the cover to check the plugs (what a C*** that is)
each spark plug has its own individual coilpack
but yeh, OIL was coated all over those sparkpluganal probes... so yeh, oil is definatly in the bores :P
Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:24 am 
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A crazy story to add to this topic.
A mate had a VH commondore once with a warmish 202 5spd manual setup and managed to roll the engine over in the bay when he slammed it into 3rd instead of 5th at about 140kms and she snapped the mounts (badly deteriated from complete lack of maintence under the hood) and he rolled with the clutch in for about 300-400 meters with the engine still running and it was all fine.
The rocker cover was touching the steering column and the sump was faceing the strut tower, smashed the radiator and bent the zorst and some heater hoses were torn but we straightened the mess out for him and he was thrashing it again in no time.

Point being is that no internal damage would have been done so i think that as long as the sump is in shape and isnt bucked in or any thing then she will be fine.
Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:30 am 
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I'd say the motor is f**k, I'll take it off your hands.
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